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Nationwide Building Society Reviews

Updated Dec 11, 2019

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4.0
78%
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89%
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Nationwide Building Society  Chief Executive Joe Garner
Joe Garner
249 Ratings
  1. "Brilliant Organisation overall"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - District Manager in Northampton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nationwide Building Society full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The people, the culture , the benefits

    Cons

    Very slow to change. Poor technology .

    Advice to Management

    Reduce back office functions to become more efficient . Continue to invest in branch network . Listen to what customers want

    Nationwide Building Society2019-09-25
  2. "Great Culture"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Bournemouth, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nationwide Building Society full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance, accountable freedom

    Cons

    Can work in silos at times

    Nationwide Building Society2019-09-20
  3. "Great job"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mortgage Consultant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Nationwide Building Society full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    A lot of money being put into mortgage process and systems making the job better and easier.

    Cons

    Not many cons other than lack of progression

    Nationwide Building Society2019-09-17
  4. "Finance expert"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Member Services Representative in Edinburgh, Scotland

    I have been working at Nationwide Building Society full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Mutual organisation there for its members

    Cons

    Not much progress so far

    Nationwide Building Society2019-09-13
  5. "Good but bad pay"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Member Representative in Dundee, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Nationwide Building Society full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice staff, managers are good

    Cons

    Pay and development and false sense of job security

    Nationwide Building Society2019-09-10
  6. "Risk Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Risk Analyst in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nationwide Building Society full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Wasn’t there long enough to see the pros

    Cons

    No training was given just asked to get on with things

    Advice to Management

    Training is needed Especially for roles advertised for graduates

    Nationwide Building Society2019-09-24
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great way to start your career"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Customer Advisor in Bournemouth, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nationwide Building Society full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Competitive salary Lots of benefits and discounts Progression and training Job satisfaction

    Cons

    Limited progression past a certain point

    Nationwide Building Society2019-09-03
  8. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Dunfermline, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Nationwide Building Society full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Job security, good pay, good benefits.

    Cons

    Little opportunity for progress.

    Advice to Management

    Value your staff

    Nationwide Building Society2019-09-06
  9. "The culture is moving in the right direction"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Internal Communications Business Partner 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nationwide Building Society full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great employee benefits Flexible working Career development is available at all levels

    Cons

    Everyone is always 'busy' and there alot of duplication and wasted effort. Still a hierarchical culture Higher level management need to adapt and change to a more Agile way of working - this in turn will mean we can be quicker to get things done.

    Advice to Management

    Performance manage your poor performers better, this will help improve the work/life balance for those that are considered reliable & good at their job.

    Nationwide Building Society2019-09-02
  10. "Excellent company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nationwide Building Society full-time

    Pros

    Flexible, considerate of employee well being, great benefits package

    Cons

    Red tape slows things down but definite focus to improve

    Nationwide Building Society2019-08-30
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